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Self-Published Authors Laurelin Paige & K.F. Breene Among Top Paid iBooks


Two new self-published books landed among all the top paid books in the in Apple’s iBookstore this week.

Overcoming Fear by K.F. Breene and Found in You by Laurelin Paige at No. 18 all both joined the list of top paid books alongside Unbroken by Melody Grace–a book that has stayed on the list for weeks.

We’ve included the complete list of the top paid iBooks below. You can discover more independent authors in our weekly Self Published Bestsellers list.

Top Paid Books in Apple’s iBookstore for Week Ending October 7, 2013

1. Killing Jesus by Martin Dugard & Bill O’Reilly (Henry Holt and Co.)
2. Gone by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown and Company)
3. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (Scribner)
4. The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)
5. David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Company)
6. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida, Ka Yoshida & David Mitchell (Random House Publishing Group)
7. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (Penguin Group US)
8. Never Go Back by Lee Child (Random House Publishing Group)
9. Overcoming Fear (Growing Pains #2) by K.F. Breene (K.F. Breene)
10. Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
11. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Penguin Group US)
12. Fixed on You by Laurelin Paige (Mandevilla Press)
13. The Quest by Nelson DeMille (Center Street)
14. Unbroken by Melody Grace (Melody Grace)
15. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (Tom Doherty Associates)
16. Fifty Shades Darker by E L James (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
17. Fifty Shades Freed by E L James (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
18. Found in You by Laurelin Paige (Laurelin Paige)
19. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith & J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Company)
20. Divergent by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

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